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The Ku Klux Klan in Crawford County, Kansas, part 1

Rise and fall of the Invisible Empire

By Ken Peak / Special to The Morning Sun
Posted 6/25/22

Crawford County history buffs and readers of this newspaper are typically very knowledgeable about the area’s rich roots in bootlegging and coal mining. What they might not know, however, is that Kansas — including Crawford County — has a history with the Ku Klux Klan as well, dating back to the 1920s.

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